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>>> this morning on "early today," line in the sand. israel's prime minister tells the u.n. that iran's capability to enrich uranium must be stopped. >>> curious discovery. nasa's rover finds evidence of an ancient stream on mars. >>> and circular sensation. new york city makes plans for the world's largest ferr wheel. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation including the pacific time zone. i'm lynn berry. and today we begin with the red line. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has told the united nations that the world has until next summer to stop iran from building a nuclear weapon. the white house reacted by saying the u.s. shares israel's goal of stopping that from happening but so far it has refused to set an ultimatum. nbc's danielle leigh reports. >> reporter: from a fight over the west bank to fears about iran's nuclear program, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu spoke under pressure before the united nations. >> today a great battle is being waged. >> reporter: just one day af
and palestinian president addressed the united nations general below. mahmoud ahmadinejad wants the u.n. to recognize palestine as an observer state. and israel presented their own outlines. and yesterday egyptian's new president spoke. >> reporter: egypt's new highly elected president made his first appearance. >> translator: today every egyptian shares a sense of self-confidence. >> reporter: he called for the world to step in to end the violence in syria. >> translator: we have to put an to end this tragedy. it is the tragedy of the age. >> reporter: iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad challenged the dominance of world powers in his final address at the u.n. the united states and israel have pledged to do what they must to prevent tehran from deeflg nuclear weapon. >> translator: continued threats by the uncivilized zionist to resort to military action against our great nation is a clear example of this reality. >> reporter: u.s. and israeli leaders chose not to attend president mahmoud ahmadinejad's speech here in the u.n. in part because it occurred on yom kippur. demonstrators p
. >> barack obama. >> reporter: today's u.n. speech will be the president's first international address since violence erupted across the muslim world. in bilateral meetings monday egypt president told secretary clinton security is their duty. also today president obama is expected to say the u.s. must keep nuclear weapons away from iran. iran's president already making waves in new york despite warnings from the u.n. he declared israel will be eliminated. >> the u.s. responded to that very quickly calling the comments disgusting, offensive, and outrageous. lynn. >> tracie potts there for us in washington. tracie, thank you. >>> missouri senate candidate todd akin says is he in the race to stay. the race despite his con throw verse y'all comments on rape last month. today is the deadline to get a court order to drop out of the race. after last month's interview, he lost most republican campaign money, but now a conservative fundraising pac is seriously considering whether to come to akin's aid because he may have a legitimate chance to beat claire mccaskill. >>> newly released numbers shows t
stage. nbc's steve handles men reports from new york. >> reporter: president obama aimed his u.n. speech at american voters and at most muslims who he said do not hate. >> i would like to begin today by telling you about an american named chris stevens. >> reporter: the u.s. diplomat who loved libya but who was murdered there. his u.s. consulate in benghazi burned. >> there are no words that excuse the killing of innocence. there's no video that justifies an attack on an embassy. >> reporter: there was no sympathy from the president, but he called for a deeper look into the root causes of anti-u.s. muslim rioting and demanded muslim leaders do more now. >> it is time to marginalize those who, even when not directly resorting to violence, use hatred of america or the west or israel as the central organizing principle of politics. >> reporter: iran's president, ahmadinejad, called for elimination of israel. >> make no mistake, a nuclear armed iran is not a challenge that can be contained. >> reporter: israeli prime minister netanyahu publicly pushed president obama. he didn't. >> america w
and it must be stopped. benjamin netanyahu made his case before the u.n. general assembly. iran called his charges baseless allegations. he met with secretary of state hillary clinton. u.s. hopes diplomacy can stop iran. netanyahu argued ultimatums don't lead to war, they prevent them. >> i believe faced with a clear red line iran will back down and this will give more time for sanctions and diplomacy to convince iran to dismantle its nuclear weapons program altogether. >> david martin has more on netanyahu's plea for action. >> reporter: it looked like a cartoon but it was deadly serious. israel's prime minister netanyahu drew the red line that would trigger an attack on iran's nuclear program as clearly as it has ever been drawn. >> a red line should shall drawn right here. before -- before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> reporter: that second stage is taking place at this underground facility here the holy deof koom where iran is enriching uranium to a 20% level of purity, one step away from the 09% needed to build a bomb. according to
>>> foreign affairs. president obama gets ready to address the u.n. general assembly on iran and syria while his handling of the turmoil of the middle east is being questioned by mitt romney. >>> fatal fire. at least one person has been killed by a wind-stoked wildfire burning east of san diego. >>> and monday night madness. the green bay packers come up on the short end of another controversial call by the nfl's replacement refs. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. president obama takes a brief break from the campaign trail today to address the united nations general assembly. but with just six weeks until the election and his foreign policy under attack from the romney campaign, that address will target american voters as well as world leaders. last night here in new york, secretary of state hillary clinton met with egypt's new islamist president mohamed morsi. two weeks ago, demonstrators overran the u.s. embassy in clinton. morsi assured her it was egypt's duty. >> reporter: president obama is prepared to told the
this morning. >>> the naacp is pressing the u.n. to send observers to monitor this year's elections. the civil rights group believes up to 6 million americans are being blocked from voting because of felony criminal records. >>> in spain, dozens of protesters have been injured in clashes with police. they're angry over cuts in public employee salaries, health and education as spain races to deal with massive debt. >>> in russia, this is incredible video. it shows a truck driver literally walking away from a crash with another big rig completely unharmed. he was hurled from his cab at the moment of impact but amazingly landed right side up with barely a scratch. >>> and finally, this is the deepest view space you have ever seen. the hubble telescope has sent back a picture more than 13 billion light years in the making. it's a collage of views, more than 5,000 galaxies captured over ten years. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,457 after stumbling 101 points yesterday. the s&p dropped 15. the nasdaq tumbled 43. taking a look at
to win. >> reporter: six weeks to go. one reason president obama is limiting diplomatic time at the u.n. i'm steve handlesman, nbc news, washington. >>> well, elsewhere in politics, missouri senate candidate todd akin again says he will stay in the race despite his con throw verse y'all comments on rape last month. today is the deadline to get a court order to drop out of the race. after last month's interview, he lost most republican campaign money, but now a conservative fundraising pac is seriously considering whether to come to akin's aid because he may have a legitimate chance to beat claire mccaskill. >>> newly released numbers shows the high school class of 2012 has s.a.t. reading scores that hit a four decade low. it focuses on reading, sentence structure and vocabulary. they've been gradually declining for years. a majority of test takers, 57%, didn't score high enough to have success in college. many attribute it to a record number of students taking the test including 1/4 from low income backgrounds. just a reminder for you, be sure to tune into coverage of education nation c
to address the u.n. general assembly. on tuesday president obama addressed the general assembly. >> i would like to begin today by telling you about an american named chris stevens. >> reporter: the president told world leaders that the slain u.s. ambassador to libya, chris ste vaccines, had gone to benghazi to establish a cultural center and help modernize a hospital. >> today we must declare this violence and intolerance has no place. >> reporter: it's still unclear what motivated the terrorist attack but president obama focused on that anti-muslim video made in california explaining why the u.s. can't and won't ban a movie that mr. obama himself described as crude and disgusting. >> i know that not all countries in this body share this particular understanding of the protection of free speech. we recognize that. but in 2012 at a time when anyone with a cell phone can spread offensive views around the world with the click of a button, the notion that we can control the flow of information is obsolete. >> reporter: a lot has changed since this group of leaders met a year ago. egypt and tun
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